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Political commentary on Stanley verdict enters dangerous territory | Clayton Ruby and Annamaria Enenajor

Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 10:36 AM | By Clayton Ruby and Annamaria Enenajor

The outrage on the part of politicians that followed the acquittal of Gerald Stanley for the 2016 death of Colten Boushie is appropriate, but it should not be directed toward the outcome of this case; rather it should be directed toward the root causes of the injustice that this case represents to so many. We require action on the part of our political leaders, not abstract rhetoric on how we can and must do better.

There is no question that racism permeates the Canadian justice system....